Sports & Leisure

We represent a variety of athletes and fans hoping to kick start our own enthusiasm for the game. From professionals like golfer Roberto Borgatti and NFL captain Dhani Jones to those charting their success like Ryan Jones and Michael Weinreb, our clients include some of the best and brightest exploring sports and leisure today. We love visual guides, parody accounts, and memoirs that bring us into the game--whether that's sports, activity, or a celebration of the human spirit.

A Wide Range

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A Wide Range

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Brian Windhorst & Dave McMenamin

The Return of the King

Grand Central

In Return of the King, Windhorst and McMenamin share the inside story of LeBron James’s return and ultimate triumph in Cleveland, following the action from private planes to the locker-room to the intense huddles on the court. Windhorst, a ESPN reporter and co-author of The Franchise, began his career following the Cavs. McMenamin has covered the NBA since 2005 and has covered the Cavaliers for seven seasons as a beat writer for ESPN.

James Nestor

Deep

Eamon Dolan Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


In Deep, journalist James Nestor brings us into the world of freediving, embedding with a crew of extreme athletes (capable of diving more than 300 feet below the surface) and renegade researchers who are transforming not only our knowledge of the planet, but also our understanding of the human body and mind.  The book is a New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, a Scientific American Recommended Read, an Amazon Best Book of the Month, and an iTunes Top 20 Books of the Month.

Eben Weiss

The Ultimate Bicycle Owner's Manual

Black Dog / Hachette

Eben Weiss, aka Bike Snob NYC, is the voice of cyclists everywhere. Through his popular blog he has been informing, entertaining, and critiquing the bike-riding community since 2007. With his latest book, Weiss makes his vast experience and practical advice available to bike "newbies" and veterans alike.

Marcus Thompson

Golden

Touchstone/S&S

In Golden long-time Warriors beat reporter and Bay Area News Group sports columnist Marcus Thompson tells the incredible and inspiring story of Stephen Curry, the greatest shooter basketball has ever seen, and the ascension of the Golden State Warriors, a team on the verge of being an NBA dynasty. Golden is the definitive story of a singular talent, exploring Curry, his technique, close-knit family, and love for the game as he solidifies his place among the NBA greats.

Chris Santella

Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die

Stewart, Tabori & Chang

In the twelfth book for his Fifty Places series, Chris Santella delivers another gorgeous and convincing list of Fifty Places to Camp Before You Die. The book features the world’s top spots for sleeping under the stars from US National Parks destinations as well as more exotic locales in Italy, Chile, France, Botswana, Germany, and more. With interviews with camping experts and beautiful photography, Santella provides helpful information and tips that will appeal to novice campers and seasoned outdoorsmen alike.

Michael Rapaport

This Book Has Balls

Touchstone/Simon & Schuster

Michael Rapaport, actor, Top 50 podcaster, award-winning film maker, and sports fanatic, is here to set the world straight on the greatest and downright worst athletes, players, teams, and jerseys—while refusing to mention statistics, analytics, or anything else that isn’t pure hustle. In This Book Has Balls, Rapaport uses his signature smack-talk style to discuss everyone from LeBron and Jordan to Tiger and Mary Lou Retton. Rapaport has appeared on Friends, Prison Break, and ESPN 30 for 30. His sports podcast, I Am Rapaport, has almost two million monthly listeners.